School Custodian Salary

The average rate for a School Custodian is $12.53 per hour.

$15,701 - $50,903
$16K
$28K
$51K
MEDIAN: $28,165
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50%
90%

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$8.88 - $18.00
$8
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.53
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$15,701 - $50,903  
   
Bonus
$508  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,062 - $42,434  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.88 - $18.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.57  
Overtime
$11.38 - $35.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$508  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,062 - $42,434  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 161

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Job Description for School Custodian

School custodians perform a number of tasks related to maintaining the cleanliness of their school, including sweeping, mopping, dusting, scrubbing, and vacuuming. They are also in charge of emptying waste baskets and recycling bins, cleaning walls, fixing lights, and cleaning and disinfecting the bathrooms. They should be able to operate a buffer and waxer, as well as operate carpet-cleaning machines. School custodians must secure and lock the building at the end of the day, as well as off the lights in areas after they are cleaned, replace light fixtures, move furniture, and perform other tasks as they are assigned by a supervisor.

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School Custodian Tasks

  • Perform general cleaning, light floor care and special event set ups.
  • Collect and remove trash and recyclables.
  • Clean rest room facilities and replenish supplies.
  • Clean assigned areas including furniture, telephones, fixtures, walls, windows, window sills, blinds and vents.
  • Sweep, mop, and vacuum all area floors, rest rooms and break areas.

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Pay by Experience Level for School Custodian

Pay by Experience for a School Custodian has a positive trend. An entry-level School Custodian with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 106 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A School Custodian with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 67 salaries. An experienced School Custodian which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 63 salaries. A School Custodian with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 29 salaries.

Key Stats for School Custodian

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects School Custodian Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 22%